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HER Number:MDV71267
Name:Wheal Maria, Lode Back Pits


Alignment of lode back pits & shallow openworks with associated spoilheaps part Wheal Maria mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 416 746
Map Sheet:SX47SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
Civil ParishLamerton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PIT (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 41-42 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Alignment of lode back pits & shallow openworks extending from SX41577446 to SX41717444. Some of the pits 3-4m long x up to 1.5m deep were identified during the field survey with associated spoilheaps. The pits were associated with Wheal Maria mine to the south which was part of Devon Great Consols. Other details: Site 4.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 41-42.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV42207Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Maria (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1180 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:30PM